It’s no secret that I am a pretty big Harry Potter fangirl. So much so, a few years ago, I made my own floating candles for Halloween. This year, 8 year old Syd and I have FINALLY got around to … Continue reading Harry Potter Style Floating Candles Tutorial
Today’s Blogtober prompt is Millennium, so I have decided to share my own experiences of the lead up to Y2K and the year itself. So read on to find out the answer to that question… What was I doing in … Continue reading What Was I Doing In Y2K?
If you read my blog regularly, you’ll already know I am in the middle of refurbishing my late grandparents’ home. In recent weeks, I’ve been working on the living and dining room. This is a large, L shaped space, with … Continue reading Tips For Updating Your Lounge For Each Season On A Budget
Staycation holidays are the safest and easiest way for many of us to experience a holiday this year. Giving families across the country a great excuse to discover parts of the UK, with their furry friends in tow. The south … Continue reading 5 Dog Friendly Properties In Devon For The Perfect Staycation
I can’t believe it’s been 19 years since I was collecting my own GCSE results. Time sure does fly! Today, it’s my niece’s turn. I asked her earlier on what grades she is hoping for, and she told me she … Continue reading New GCSE Grades Explained
If you read my blog regularly, you’ll already know I have lost both of my parents. My Dad died suddenly in 2007 at 54. I was 23 at the time. My Mum passed away suddenly in 2016, at 64. I … Continue reading Guilt When Grieving
Syd is 7 in a fortnight, and we’ve booked her a pretty cool party… A Harry Potter Slime Party, no less! It’s cost an arm and a leg, but she deserves it, as she’s had an amazing year, and puts … Continue reading DIY Harry Potter Party Bag Ideas
Life with Autism is tough. Life as an Autism parent is tough too. Most parents love to have fun days out with their kids, but it’s not that easy when Autism is involved. Personally, I like to find out as … Continue reading Is Monkey Forest Autism Friendly? We Found Out!
This week, social media is awash with #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek. Personally, I’ve been on antidepressants for 4 years now. I’m not ashamed to discuss it with anyone who shows an interest, and one or two people do ask now and then. One … Continue reading Coping With Bereavement
I’m 36 this year, and have been wearing glasses for driving and watching TV for 5 years. When I was asked to review the M&S Opticians in Manchester, I was curious as to how different to my regular opticians it … Continue reading M&S Opticians in Manchester